A Warmsworth youngster is buzzing with excitement after recently
winning a road safety competition and has received
safety vests for his school from Mayor of Doncaster, Peter
Kieran Waite (8), who attends Warmsworth Primary
School, won a Doncaster schools' competition run by the
local police community support officer, Scott Christie, last year.
Youngsters had to design a logo for the campaign to stop people
parking on yellow lines and zig zag lines outside school gates.
Kieran's design of a bumble bee, called PC Bumble, won him first
prize. Kieran has seen his design come to life in the shape of a
large stand up figure and won a certificate, £20 of vouchers and a
trophy for his school at the time. Now
he has received a number of high visibility
vests and white baseball caps, complete with his logo, for his
Mr Davies said: "Kieran did an excellent job designing this
logo. It gives me great pleasure to present him with his school's
supply of high visibility vests and baseball caps, which will help
to keep Kieran and his fellow pupils safe and sound when they are
walking in the area with their teachers on school visits."
A number of hi-vis vests and baseball caps will also be
presented to a further 24 primary schools in the west area of
Doncaster, including those in Edlington, Mexborough, Denaby,
Conisbrough, Sprotbrough, Scawsby and Warmsworth.
Money from St Leger Homes' Estate Improvement Fund and donations
from all tenants' and residents' associations in the west of
Doncaster helped to fund the road safety project, which includes
big banners outside schools urging parents to park sensibly, not on
yellow lines and not to park anywhere else in a dangerous or